Forced academisation meetings Midlands briefings 2015

To reinforce NAHT's forced academies campaign, we are holding briefings for all school leaders across the Midlands. These events are open to members and non-members.

98% of schools are getting safeguarding right

In its report on best practice for safeguarding children in schools, Ofsted claims that just two per cent of schools it inspected were considered to have inadequate safeguarding procedures in place.

Mobile ban is short-sighted and may backfire

Commenting on suggestions by Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw that he may recommend banning mobile phones in schools as part of a crackdown on discipline, Russell Hobby, general secretary of the...

Gossip does not prove abuse of inspection

NAHT has welcomed Ofsted's intervention on claims of routine attempts to dupe school inspectors. Russell Hobby, general secretary of the NAHT, said: We agree with Ofsted's position on claims of...

NAHT welcomes clearer guidelines for standards

The announcement of the coalition government's review of teacher standards has been welcomed by the National Association of Head Teachers. General Secretary of the association, Russell Hobby, said he...

Children deserve to learn about rights

The University of Sussex has published its evaluation of UNICEF UK's Rights Respecting Schools Award. This award has long been seen by NAHT as a positive initiative that schools can adopt and the...

Antenatal clinics to help girls stay in education

Guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence around pregnancy and complex social factors, suggests that midwives could enter schools to give pupils antenatal support.